Perfect as a light starter before a rich Christmas dinner, smoked salmon is readily available in small packets meaning you can ensure you don’t buy more than you need.
Chocolate bread and butter pudding
Pre-heat the oven to 180°C, 350°F, Gas Mark 4.
Lightly grease the sides of an ovenproof dish measuring approx. 30cm x 20cm (12” X 8”). Break up the chocolate and, together with 25g butter, put into a heatproof bowl set over a pan of lightly simmering water. Leave until melted. Stir lightly.
Cut the slices of bread into 4 triangles, keeping the crusts on. Arrange approximately half of the slices, overlapping, in the dish and spread with the melted chocolate sauce. Arrange the remaining bread, overlapping, to form a second layer.
Melt the remaining butter in a saucepan and remove from the heat. Beat the eggs with the cinnamon, sugar and the seeds from the vanilla pod. Add the butter and milk and stir thoroughly. Spoon the mixture over the bread so that all of the bread is saturated. Allow to stand for 1 hour.
Bake the pudding in the oven for 45-50 minutes until the custard has set and the bread is golden brown.
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